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"Is Marriage For White People?" - Deery & The Great Asia Debate - Sunday, November 20th 2011 2:39 PM
In my last installment I broached the (recent) historical example of the Asian country of Singapore, and it's attempt to address its Spinster Problem. Longtime commenter and...
"Is Marriage For White People?": In Response To Deery, Part Two - Sunday, November 20th 2011 1:59 PM
Going back over the comments thread of the past few posts or two, a few things jump out at me that needs addressing:Again you still dont listen! Working class folk regardless of...
"Is Marriage For White People?" - Response To Deery - Saturday, November 12th 2011 7:32 PM
I want to thank all of you for your interest in this ongoing discussion regard Prof. Ralph Richard Banks' book. I think it's a very important issue from a number of angles and...
The "Is Marriage For White People?" Debate: The Dragnet Aspect - Sunday, November 6th 2011 1:16 PM
In keeping with our ongoing discussion (and debate) on Prof. Ralph Richard Banks' book "Is Marriage For White People", I thought to focus this part of the discussion on what I...
The Game-MRA Wars: A Pox On Both Their Houses - Sunday, November 6th 2011 11:53 AM
The saga continues, *yawn*. See the "action", if one can call it that, here, here and of course, Chuckie's been hard at it over here - so much so, that he's even got venerable...
Attack Of The Rationalization Hamsters, Part Two: An Open Letter To "Malila" - Thursday, November 3rd 2011 8:06 PM
In yesterday's post, I responded in point for point fashion to an email that was originally intended for publication to the blog but was instead sent to me by Ms. Jhane. In...
Attack Of The Rationalization Hamsters, Episode One: The "Is Marriage For White People" Debate - Wednesday, November 2nd 2011 8:58 PM
As to be expected, my recent post on Stanford Law & Education professor Ralph Richard Banks and his appearance on the Jesse Lee Peterson Show got quite a bit of feedback;...
Ralph Richard Banks Discusses "Is Marriage For White People" On The Jesse Peterson Show - Sunday, October 30th 2011 4:29 PM
Regular readers of the O-Files will recall my recent thoughts on both of the aforementioned gentlemen; for those who may not be familiar with all of that, and/or may be in need...
Morgan Freeman Challenges Gay Marriage - But Not In The Way You Might Think - Sunday, October 30th 2011 3:29 PM
While having dinner with Ms. Brown Sugah earlier this week she informed me that famed actor Morgan Freeman was due to marry his step-grand daughter in the near future, according...
Round 3,445 Of The MRA-PUA Wars - Sunday, October 30th 2011 3:08 PM
By now you definitely have heard of noted MRA Paul Elam's missive "Chateau Bullshit" and the attendant furor its created in the Manosphere; see here and here and here for...
Alte's "Skinny Girl" Neurotica - Sunday, October 30th 2011 2:47 PM
Earlier this week over at the blog Traditional Christianity, Alte posts her 2,754th blog about "skinny girls" - she links to and quotes from an interesting article that cites as...
My Night Out At Occupy Philly - Sunday, October 30th 2011 2:29 PM
Friday night Ms. Brown Sugah and I attended an Occupy Philly rally down at City Hall where legendary activist, academic and firebrand Angela Davis made a special appearance and...
Chuck Ross: The White Right's Useful Idiot - Sunday, October 23rd 2011 3:15 PM
One of the things I've been doing in my time away from active blogging over the past month or so is observing some of the other voices out there in the blogosphere; among them...
Why Black Folk Should Fallback On The #OccupyWallStreet Movement - Sunday, October 23rd 2011 2:47 PM
As to be expected, sooner or later someone would begin to ask "why aren't Black people participating in the #Occupy protests?". Speculation abounds, and while I do not claim to...
Juking The Stats - Sunday, October 23rd 2011 2:32 PM
There is an interesting concept and phrase that is frequently used on the hit-television series "The Wire": juking the stats. It basically means making the statistical data say...
In Response To Ms. Maggie McNeil WRT Black Men... - Sunday, October 23rd 2011 1:44 PM
"I think the black streetwalkers charge so much more to White and to a lesser extent Hispanic men because they can. Some prostitutes think too many black men will haggle too...
Obsidian's Thoughts On The #OccupyWallStreet Movement... - Saturday, October 15th 2011 3:02 PM
...it's about time. Comment & reply, holla. Now adjourn your asses...The Obsidian
Catching Up - Sort Of - Saturday, October 1st 2011 3:59 PM
Been really, really busy lately with work and all that, folks - but as soon as the coast clears, I promise to get back on a (somewhat) regular blogging schedule. Looks like I...
Freakonomics & The Ho Economy - Thursday, September 8th 2011 8:04 PM
Just getting in from the (new) gig, so please pardon the rather "rough" way this post might come off; still getting adjusted to the new schedule and all that. Some of you...
Shifting Gears: Open Comments Post - Friday, September 2nd 2011 7:36 PM
Hey Fellas & Gals,My bad for being outta pocket for the past few days - been handling some business out in the real, and still am in the midst of tying up a few loose ends....
Susan Walsh's Flowchart Meets Charles Murray's "The State Of White America" - Tuesday, August 30th 2011 4:30 PM
Hi Ms. Walsh, everyone, As per usual, excellent stuff, and as you already know, I've been preparing a post that I think you and your readers will find quite...
Deconstructing The "Alien" Lil Wayne & Why He Is A Net-NEGATIVE For Black Folks - Monday, August 29th 2011 5:10 PM
"You know, it's hard to defend Lil Wayne as the best rapper if you actually read his lyrics. Shouts to @ObsidianFiles"- Panama Jackson's Twitter MessageAug 29, 11:32 AM via...
The Problem With Chuck Ross Isn't That He's A "Racist"; The Problem Is That He's An Intellectual Coward - Thursday, August 25th 2011 3:48 PM
Last week, in an open letter to Damon "The Champ" Young of the blog Very Smart Brothas, and Chuck Ross, of the blog G.L.Piggy, I attempted to put into proper context the issues...
Open Comments Post - Thursday, August 25th 2011 10:14 AM
An Open Letter To Champ & Chuck (Or, Putting The "Eating While Black" Debate Into Proper Perspective & Context) - Friday, August 19th 2011 12:55 PM
"You see, what we have here is a failure to communicate."- Luke (played by Paul Newman), "Cool Hand Luke""When you know your Enemy, you know yourself."- Sun Tzu, "The Art of...